EUROPA'S FAIRY BOOK - 25 Popular European Fairy Tales by Anon E. Mouse

EUROPA'S FAIRY BOOK - 25 Popular European Fairy Tales

byAnon E. Mouse, Retold by Joseph Jacobs, Illustrated by John D. Batten

Kobo ebook | July 22, 2017

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Herein you will find 25 of Europe’s finest and most popular fairy tales. This was the sixth and last time that the famous folklorist Joseph Jacobs teamed up with the equally famous illustrator John D. Batten to produce yet another volume of exquisite fairy tales. Not only exquisitely told, but also exquisitely illustrated with 48 BnW illustrations.

Created especially for his granddaughter, Peggy, here you will find the tales like Snowhite, Beauty and the Beast, The Cinder-Maid, All Change, The King Of The Fishes, Scissors, Reynard And Bruin, The Dancing Water, The Singing Apple, And The Speaking Bird, The Earl Of Cattenborough, The Unseen Bridegroom, The Master-Maid and many more.

In this volume Jacobs brought together these well-known Folk-Tales of Europe, retold in such a way as to bring out the original form from which all the variants were derived. So if the tales herein seem a little different to the tales you remember, it’s because these have been retranslated with more of the original has been retained, with regional and national variations being kept to an absolute minimum. This may lead to children crying out "That was not the way you told us before." That’s because these tales are closer to the originals than previously published. In explanation, Jacobs has included sixty eight pages of explanatory notes detailing his methodology and the differences.
 

Title:EUROPA'S FAIRY BOOK - 25 Popular European Fairy TalesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 22, 2017Publisher:Abela PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:8826485607

ISBN - 13:9788826485607

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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